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Affordable Restaurants For Valentine's Day

Daniella Segura |
February 3, 2014 | 9:26 a.m. PST

Staff Reporter

Some cheap Valentine's restaurant ideas to keep your wallet and date happy. (Daniella Segura / Neon Tommy)
Some cheap Valentine's restaurant ideas to keep your wallet and date happy. (Daniella Segura / Neon Tommy)
Looking for a romantic but reasonably priced place to take your loved one for a Valentine’s Day dinner? Each of the six restaurants below offers something unique or complimentary that is sure to impress your date without breaking your wallet. 

Casa Sanchez 

West Los Angeles | Mexican

Want to spend your Valentine’s serenaded by music? Then Casa Sanchez is the place for you! There will be a Mariachi band in the main room. In addition, there will be a pianist performing on their romantic patio at 7:30 p.m., 9:30 p.m. and 11 p.m. The kitchen will be serving up a four-course meal.

Cost: $35 per person

4500 S. Centinela Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90066 

Phone: 310-397-9999

Palihouse Courtyard Brasserie 

Palihouse Courtyard Brasserie 

West Hollywood | French American

If you’re interested in a three-course meal promised to be “aphrodisiac-inspired,” then make a reservation with Pailhouse Courtyard Brasserie. Included with the meal is a glass of red or white wine, or for the more adventurous types, a shot of tequila. 

Cost: $60 per person

8465 Holloway Dr., West Hollywood, CA 90069

(323) 656-4020

West at Hotel Angeleno

Brentwood | Contemporary American

Imagine you and your loved one eating a four-course dinner with a view of the Los Angeles skyline. There’s also free champagne to compliment the city skyline. 

Cost: $65 per person

170 N. Church Ln., Los Angeles, CA 90049

(310) 476-6411

James’ Beach

Venice | American

At James’ Beach, it’s hugs and kisses for all. The restaurant will be offering its regular menu and a separate menu entitled, “Hugs and Kisses.” Along with your meal is a complimentary glass of Veuve Clicquot Rose Champagne. 

Cost: $69 per person

60 N. Venice Blvd., Venice, CA 90291

(310) 823-5396

Café Del Rey

Marina del Rey | Mediterranean

Celebrate Valentine's Day with a special three-course dinner featuring ahi tuna tartar, duck confit, cioppino and red velvet cake. The meal also includes a complimentary glass of sparkling rose champagne.

Cost: $75 per person

4451 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292

(310) 823-6395

Buffalo Club

Santa Monica | Contemporary American

Looking for something slightly more upscale but still within your price range? Try Buffalo Club’s four-course meal by Chef Patrick Healy with a side of Heidi Monopole Champagne on the house. 

Cost: $95 per person 

1520 Olympic Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90404

(310) 450-8600

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